Media coverage about Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Portola Pharmaceuticals earned a news impact score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 47.4226118763243 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ PTLA) traded up $1.29 on Tuesday, hitting $50.80. The stock had a trading volume of 601,928 shares, compared to its average volume of 982,420. Portola Pharmaceuticals has a 1-year low of $17.15 and a 1-year high of $67.10. The company has a quick ratio of 8.31, a current ratio of 8.31 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24.
Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($1.41) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($1.49) by $0.08. Portola Pharmaceuticals had a negative return on equity of 110.46% and a negative net margin of 938.19%. The business had revenue of $3.83 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.71 million. During the same period last year, the business posted ($1.64) earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 58.9% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts predict that Portola Pharmaceuticals will post -4.95 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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Portola Pharmaceuticals Company Profile
Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the development and commercialization of therapeutics in the areas of thrombosis, other hematologic disorders and inflammation for patients having limited or no approved treatment options. The Company’s two lead programs, Betrixaban and Andexanet alfa, address unmet medical needs in the area of thrombosis, or blood clots.
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